Apple has unveiled new flagship models of the MacBook Pro. Starting this week, they will be available with either the M2 Pro or M2 Max chip.
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Apple will be launching the first new devices for 2023 in January. In addition to the cheap Mac mini M2 there are also two products at the other end of the price spectrum: the MacBook Pro with M2 Pro and M2 Max chip. The price? The cheapest model is around 2,400 euros. But the new flagship laptops from Apple have a lot of power under the hood.
MacBook Pro M2 Max and M2 Pro bring much more power
- The laptops are included Apple’s latest M2 chips fitted. The manufacturer promises up to 20 percent faster performance compared to the MacBook with the M1 Pro chip. For example, this speeds up work with programs for video and photo editing.
- Also the Battery life is better. The larger 16-inch MacBook Pro has a runtime of 22 hours (vs. 21 hours for the 2021 model). According to Apple, this is the “longest battery life ever installed in a Mac”. The battery life for the 14-inch model is 18 hours, which is also an hour longer than the previous model.
- thanks to the WiFi 6E support the new MacBook Pros also have a potentially better and faster Internet connection.
- Also, the laptops have improved HDMI ports that Compatible with 8K screens are.
What is the difference between M2 Pro and M2 Max?
If you want the maximum performance and have the necessary budget, the MacBook Pro M2 Max is the right choice for you. This guarantees extremely high performance with at least 32 GB of RAM and the graphics processor with 30 cores. With a terabyte of storage on the SSD, there is also enough space for various files.
The following table compares the differences between the M2 Pro and M2 Max:
|optionally 10 or 12 cores||12 cores|
|optionally 16 or 19 cores||either 30 or 38 cores|
|up to 32GB||up to 96GB|
|maximum 2||maximum 4|
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